jdk9/dev requires a jdk8 build as boot JDK

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Dec 19 04:16:28 PST 2013

On Dec 19, 2013, at 12:55 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:

> Just a heads-up that there are changes in jdk9/dev that require that it be built with a recent JDK 8 build as the boot JDK (configure --with-boot-jdk <jdk8>).

Right, due to recent code clean ups of langtool code. Just found that out about 1h ago. I reused JDK 8 EA 120 build without an issue:



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